TBA Members

Members of The Tennessee Bar Association

TBA President
Lewis Thomason
P.O. Box 198615
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)259-1366
TBA President Elect
Lewis Thomason King Krieg &...
620 Market St 5th Floor
Knoxville, TN 37902
(865)546-4646
TBA Vice President
Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell...
P O Box 1147
Jackson, TN 38302
(731)426-8145
TBA Immediate Past President
Adams and Reese LLP
6075 Poplar Avenue, Suite 700
Memphis, TN 38119-0100
Twitter: @LucianPera
LinkedIn: lucianpera
(901)524-5278

SPARK! The Advantages of Aging & Retirement

An Interview with Landis Turner

As Tennessee Bar Association president in 1988-89, Landis Turner of Hohenwald oversaw a legislative effort that resulted in public defenders' offices opening in every major city in the state. Now, at 78, he talks about that, but covers some surprising topics, too, admitting that “one of the advantages of aging and retirement is one’s ability and time to remember such things and write them down.”

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Book Review: Edward Terry Sanford

A Tennessean on the U.S. Supreme Court

Knoxville has traditionally done a poor job of honoring its greatest citizens. James Agee’s childhood home was unceremoniously demolished.1 Similarly, Cormac McCarthy’s childhood home was left abandoned, and it eventually burned to the ground.2 A gas station now sits at the location of the childhood home of the artist Beauford Delaney.3 So it was not surprising to learn that the only Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee alumnus to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States had been largely forgotten in his hometown. Thankfully, Stephanie L. Slater’s thoroughly researched new biography recovers the memory of Justice Edward Terry Sanford from its fade into obscurity.

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